Unisys Federal Systems

Sys Eng-Expert, End-to-End Sensor Integration (47690)

Req ID
Federal Systems
Information Technology
Top Secret/SCI
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Systems Engineer, interested in joining our team in Chantilly, VA and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

Job Description:

Develops Next Generation Tasking (NGT) and Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) GEOINT domain specific mission capabilities and functional needs, directly supporting USG stakeholders making critical investment trade decisions across DOTMLPFP layers enabling mission-driven portfolio management effectiveness. Serves on cross-functional integrated teams of mission, data, solution architects/ engineers transforming tradecraft, collaborating to pioneer new ways to achieve GEOINT mission opportunities enabled by cloud and virtualization Information Technologies. Provides NGA systems planning, architecture, engineering, analysis of NextGen GEOINT system implementation and capability integration into NSG/ASG/GSG enterprise, from joint topical requirements and CONOPS development, through enterprise transition into ops, spanning across TPED spectrum. Manages, develops, coordinates and documents integration of inter-dependent Next Gen GEOINT functions into IG2A/GEA baseline architecture. SE&I enabler for NextGen GEOINT-driven enterprise architecture, requirements, interfaces, and products from definition to closure, managing engineering uncertainties.


Plans/coordinates implementation and mods to existing NGA systems/segments/ capabilities/services, and integration to support NextGen GEOINT functions, data types, formats, and volumes. Lead efforts to capture users’ needs by performing requirements elicitation directly with users, drafting epics (analogous to ”shall statements”) at a portfolio (strategic) or program (execution) level, and implementing CCB controlled changes to the NSG Requirements Baseline. As part of these efforts, the Requirements Engineer ensures traceability while continuously seeking opportunities for cost reduction. Performs technical planning, IV&V, implementation plan/schedule/technical performance/cost risk/supportability and mission effectiveness analyses at all levels for NSG/ASG/GSG enterprise throughout SLC, leveraging mission partner systems. Ensures logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions acknowledging technical/schedule/cost constraints. Performs architecture, functional, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, AoAs, requirements allocation and interface definition translating customer requirements into system specs/capability descriptions/use cases/user stories. Maintains strong awareness of technical IT and Next Gen GEOINT domain/tradecraft trends, ongoing IT projects, and NSG/ASG/GSG mission/business requirements. Applies appropriate enterprise (IC ITE, JIE, DI2E) system architecture (JARM, System Architect, FEA-CRM) and project management model (e.g. Agile, Spiral, Waterfall, Hybrid) selected for system engineering and implementation efforts, and provides innovative analysis, design, development, deployment, and lifecycle support. Develops end-to-end project analysis, ensuring systems being implemented comply with enterprise architecture, and support NSG enterprise control gates, keeping Customer and team apprised of project status, schedule & issues.


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead joint CONOPS and success criteria development for NTM integration and initialization into NSG enterprise architecture. Develop recommendations to ensure NTM is leveraged to fully take advantage of the NGA Enterprise
  • Determine and document best delivery and exploitation solutions for modified and new products which are in development for NTM
  • Conduct analysis of alternative studies to inform decision making on potential NTM changes (cost/schedule/performance); it is expected there will be at least 3 AOA recommendations on specific issues
  • Lead and facilitates large group TEMs with disparate members to reach requirement consensus to capture strategic capabilities for customers, both internal and external Track and document all modifications to the current NGA Enterprise baseline for issues which may affect NTM and provide updates on the NGA architecture whenever a change is proposed
  • Perform end-to-end analysis to determine which requirements may already be satisfied by existing systems and which requirements need to be allocated to new or existing systems
  • Develop clear, consistent, testable acceptance criteria and requirements, and ensures proper traceability between different levels of requirements and architecture
  • Execute end to end joint RFC process to develop new requirements which may impact NGA and the Mission Partner, preparing and coordinating required documentation
  • Integrate NTM data types and products into the NGA enterprise


Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, CS, Info Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • 10 years IT e.g. SE&I, architecture, analysis, capabilities implementation, SLC process experience
  • 5 years System Engineering experience working with geospatial IT systems
  • Working knowledge and Systems Engineering and Integration experience with NSG and NTM systems and interfaces
  • Ability to apply methodologies for strategic planning, scheduling and analysis of internal and external factors that affect the NSG enterprise
  • Working knowledge of the NSG and NGA Acquisition and Change Management Processes
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong customer service teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional team
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums
  • Active TS/SCI security clearances with knowledge/experience working in the Intel Community


Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering, CS, Info Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline,
  • IT credential and certifications i.e. DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile
  • Demonstrated system engineering experience with NSG and NGA IC partner systems/sensors
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Experience in enterprise software test development, Service as a Solution, cloud computing, distributed systems, database internals, and/or analytics
  • Experience using MS Office tools to include MS Project and Visio

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical. At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.

Our team members gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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